The first table below looks at the demand for DNS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Colchester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited DNS over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Colchester region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 31 28 31
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +3
Permanent jobs citing DNS 7 1 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 3.15% 0.70% 4.90%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 25.00% 11.11% 32.26%
Number of salaries quoted 7 1 10
Average salary £50,000 £27,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+81.81% -45.00%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
Communications & Networking Category
Colchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
28 9 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 12.61% 6.34% 15.20%
Number of salaries quoted 24 9 31
Average salary £50,000 £28,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+78.57% -41.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,250 £27,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £60,000 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
DNS
Essex

DNS
Jobs Demand Trend in Colchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing DNS across the Colchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

DNS Jobs Demand Trend in Colchester

DNS
Salary Trend in Colchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing DNS across the Colchester region.

DNS Salary Trend in Colchester

DNS
Salary Histogram in Colchester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing DNS across the Colchester region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

DNS Salary Histogram in Colchester

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Colchester

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Colchester region citing DNS also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited DNS.

1 12 (100.00%) DHCP
1 12 (100.00%) Cisco
1 12 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 12 (100.00%) Firewall
2 11 (91.67%) VMware
2 11 (91.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (75.00%) Cisco IOS
3 9 (75.00%) CheckPoint
4 8 (66.67%) Citrix
4 8 (66.67%) Thin Client
4 8 (66.67%) OSPF
4 8 (66.67%) BGP
4 8 (66.67%) NetScreen
4 8 (66.67%) CCNP
4 8 (66.67%) E-Commerce
4 8 (66.67%) Linux
4 8 (66.67%) Fat Client
4 8 (66.67%) Network Security
4 8 (66.67%) Blue Coat
4 8 (66.67%) CCSE
4 8 (66.67%) BIG-IP
4 8 (66.67%) Cisco ASA
4 8 (66.67%) Infoblox
4 8 (66.67%) Imperva
4 8 (66.67%) F5
4 8 (66.67%) DMVPN
4 8 (66.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 8 (66.67%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 4 (33.33%) CCNA
6 3 (25.00%) Active Directory

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Colchester by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Colchester region citing DNS also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited DNS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (25.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 3 (25.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 12 (100.00%) DHCP
1 12 (100.00%) Firewall
2 9 (75.00%) Cisco IOS
3 8 (66.67%) OSPF
3 8 (66.67%) BGP
3 8 (66.67%) NetScreen
3 8 (66.67%) Network Security
3 8 (66.67%) BIG-IP
3 8 (66.67%) Cisco ASA
3 8 (66.67%) DMVPN
3 8 (66.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 8 (66.67%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 3 (25.00%) SAN
4 3 (25.00%) TCP/IP
4 3 (25.00%) NAS
5 1 (8.33%) FTP
5 1 (8.33%) LAN
5 1 (8.33%) WAN
General
1 1 (8.33%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 8 (66.67%) Security Specialist
1 8 (66.67%) Network Specialist
1 8 (66.67%) Network Security Specialist
2 3 (25.00%) Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) Support Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (8.33%) Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 8 (66.67%) Thin Client
1 8 (66.67%) Fat Client
2 1 (8.33%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 8 (66.67%) Linux
2 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (25.00%) Windows
2 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) E-Commerce
2 3 (25.00%) ITIL
2 3 (25.00%) Software Deployment
2 3 (25.00%) Capacity Management
2 3 (25.00%) Problem Management
2 3 (25.00%) Change Management
3 1 (8.33%) Network Management
3 1 (8.33%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (66.67%) CCNP
2 8 (66.67%) CCSE
3 4 (33.33%) CCNA
4 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (25.00%) MCSE
4 3 (25.00%) MCSA
4 3 (25.00%) MCP
5 1 (8.33%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (91.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (25.00%) vSphere
Vendors
1 12 (100.00%) Cisco
2 11 (91.67%) VMware
3 9 (75.00%) CheckPoint
4 8 (66.67%) Citrix
4 8 (66.67%) Blue Coat
4 8 (66.67%) Infoblox
4 8 (66.67%) Imperva
4 8 (66.67%) F5
5 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 3 (25.00%) NetApp
5 3 (25.00%) Kaspersky
5 3 (25.00%) LANDesk